Saint-Lambert Days

In keeping with tradition, this year Saint-Lambert Days will be back in full swing on Victoria Avenue from August 26 to 28. The event promises to be highly entertaining and full of tempting offers. It’s also a time for catching up with neighbours, getting to know new Saint-Lambert residents, or reconnecting with long-established residents, many of whom will be delighted at the return of this longstanding tradition.

What better way to wind up summer than three days of festive fun!

Activités des fêtes

General information

The yearly blockbuster sale and most of the other activities will take place during the following hours:

  • Friday, August 26: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 27: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 28: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dogs are allowed on site this year.

Plan des Fêtes de Saint-Lambert

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Program

In addition to these attractions and the traditional sidewalk sale that thrills even the shrewdest shoppers, Saint-Lambert Days will be offering a host of activities every day for all ages and tastes.

Desjardins bouncy castles

  • Where: In the Elm Street parking lot
  • When: Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Desjardins is proud to bring you this true play paradise. Youngsters will have a great time on our big collection of crazy bouncy castles. Fun and laughter guaranteed!

Information kiosks of community, sports and cultural organizations

  • Where: On Victoria Avenue, in front of Gordon Park (cultural and community organizations) and on Elm Street (sports organizations)

  • When: Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our sports, cultural and community organizations all come together for Saint-Lambert Days. It’s the perfect time to learn about their services and even try out some of their activities at their kiosks.

Information kiosks of the Ville de Saint-Lambert

  • Where: On Victoria Avenue, in front of Gordon Park
  • When: Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Recreation, Library and Environment teams of the Ville de Saint-Lambert will be on site to tell you about their services, answer your questions, suggest theme-based games, and offer you snacks as well as other surprises!

There will also be an awareness-raising kiosk run by police officers and firefighters from the Agglomération de Longueuil where you can obtain useful tips on prevention.

Les Assoiffés Bar

  • Where: At the Village Square

  • When: Friday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Organized by Les Assoiffés bistro and boutique, the bar section offers you a friendly place at the heart of all the action where you can relax and enjoy a cool drink from a broad selection of beverages.

Tourne-Sol

  • Where: Throughout the site (street entertainment)

  • When: Between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

A presentation by Animation Richard Lacroix. You’re invited to come sing with Tourne-SOL. It’s no time to stay stuck on DO, because Tourne-SOL is there (LAH) to get you singing and dancing! Accompanied by her accordion, she treats you to her RE-pertoire of music classics well-known and loved by all, in both French and English. Fortunately, she is easy (FA-cilement) to spot with her eye-catching outfit.

Giant Games Arcade

  • Where: In front of Gordon Park beside the library kiosk

  • When: Between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

A presentation by Gros joueurs. Be sure to come out and have fun like never before with Manette géante, who will help you rediscover the classic video games of your youth by taking control of a giant joystick, and with Barcade, who will take you back to the video arcades of yesteryear. Alone or as a team, fun is guaranteed!

This activity is offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Skateboard demonstrations by Palm Isle Skateshop

  • Where: On Victoria Avenue, in front of Gordon Park

  • Schedule: From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Palm Isle Skateshop will be staging skateboard demos in our urban skatepark specially installed for Saint-Lambert Days. The skatepark is offered to you with the participation of Collège Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes.

Line dancing lessons for all

  • Where: On the Desjardins Stage (Village Square)

  • When: 5 p.m.

Lina Côté’s dance lessons for all give you a chance to try out a variety of rhythms such as the cha cha, merengue, triple swing, and foxtrot.
This activity is offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Gentle sports activity for Ages 50+

  • Where: Les Jardins intérieurs community stage (Green Street)

  • When: 6:15 p.m.

Join us for some action! A physical activity specialist from the residence Les Jardins Intérieurs will be here to get people ages 50+ moving in a lively easygoing atmosphere. Fun is guaranteed, so be sure to join us!

Dance performances

  • Where: On the Desjardins stage (Village Square)
  • When: 6:45 p.m.

Studio Danse C invites you to a variety of dance performances featuring several of its students.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your lawn chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Performance by the band Belvédère

  • Where: On the Desjardins stage (Village Square)

  • When: 8 p.m.

Discover this band of 16-year-old students from Collège Durocher. Their music is influenced by rock and the music of the 1970s, by way of the blues, jazz, and alternative rock. They adapt all these styles in their own way, while also treating the general public to their own Francophone music.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your lawn chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Public skateboarding

  • Where: On Victoria Avenue, at the intersection with Aberdeen Street

  • When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bring along your skateboard and give your legs a good workout at our urban skatepark set up especially for the occasion and hosted by Palm Isle Skateshop. The installation will be open to all, except during organized activities. This skatepark is offered to you with the participation of Collège Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes.

Family activities

  • Where: Throughout the site

  • When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Be sure to visit the whole site to take advantage of all the family activities on offer: Karibou the mascot, caricature drawing, face-painting, street performers, game stalls, airbrush tattooing, crafts, and much more!

The Petit Train Express CN

  • Where: Throughout the site

  • When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Brought to you by CN, the irreplaceable little electric train will be back again this year! Climb aboard to see the site from a totally different angle. Just hop on at one of the stops found on the site.

Circus arts workshops

  • Where: On Webster Street

  • When: Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Offered by Chose Bine, these workshops introduce you to the circus arts and the art of the Hoverboard. The facilitators will invite you to take part and perform some impromptu acts if you dare. All in a fun atmosphere.

This activity is offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Concert by the South Shore Children’s Chorus

  • Where: Les Jardins intérieurs community stage (Green Street)

  • When: 10:30 a.m.

Let yourself be carried away by the gentle and melodious songs of the South Shore Children’s Chorus.

Concert by the South Shore Saints

  • Where: Les Jardins intérieurs community stage (Green Street)
  • When: 11:30 a.m.

The South Shore Saints will present a few pieces from their repertoire, including a capella adaptations of popular, traditional, and contemporary songs in English and French.

Meeting with a historic figure

  • Where: At Gordon Park

  • When: Between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Les Productions Oyez invites you to meet Bertha Belasco Burland, a historic figure from our past who settled in Saint-Lambert in 1900 at the time of her marriage. She will tell you about the important role she played in driving the cultural life of the time through opera, theatre, and her tea room.

This activity is offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

A jazz piano afternoon

  • Where: At the public piano (Gordon Park)

  • When: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Presented by the Conservatoire de musique de la Montérégie, this concert will charm all those who love jazz and spontaneity! Inspired by classical music, Brazilian music, the stride piano style of New Orleans, the bop of the 1940s, and all the improvised music that followed, pianist Karl A. Rozankovic will be accompanied by a rhythm section to treat you to a jazz repertoire that cuts across styles and eras. His approach is based on the discipline of listening and improvising.

Line dancing lessons for all

  • Where: On the Desjardins stage (Village Square)

  • When: 1:30 p.m.

Lina Côté’s dance lessons for all will give you a chance to try out a variety of rhythms such as the cha, merengue, triple swing, and foxtrot.

This activity is offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Training with Cœur actif

  • Where: Les Jardins intérieurs community stage (Green Street)
  • When: 1:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to this group class offered by CŒUR ACTIF that combines cardio-dance exercises with strength training adaptable to your needs. It’s a comprehensive, balanced program carried out in an energetic, friendly, and stimulating atmosphere free of mirrors and judgment.

Dance performances

  • Where: On the Desjardins stage (Village Square)

  • When: 3:15 p.m.

Studio Danse C invites you to attend a variety of dance performances featuring several of its students.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your lawn chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

DOMLEBO on stage: His best songs performed in duets

  • Where: On the Desjardins stage (Village Square)

  • When: 5 p.m.

In a 100%-Saint-Lambert duet formula, the local songwriter DOMLEBO will perform his latest creations and some versions of songs by his idols (Félix Leclerc, Raymond Lévesque, etc.), accompanied by his guitar, but above all, by his buddy Jean-Sébastien Clément – another Lambertan – on double bass!

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your lawn chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Preville Big Band

  • Where: On the Desjardins stage (Village Square)

  • When: 7 p.m.

Join Caroline Tétrault, Pierre Bédard, and all the musicians from the Preville Big Band for a musical tour of the greatest hits of the last 50 years. You’ll even have room to dance to your favourites!

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your lawn chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Public skateboarding

  • Where: On Victoria Avenue, at the intersection with Aberdeen Street

  • When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring along your skateboard and give your legs a good workout at our urban skatepark set up especially for the occasion and hosted by Palm Isle Skateshop. The installation will be open to all, except during organized activities. This skatepark is offered to you with the participation of Collège Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes.

Family activities

  • Where: Throughout the site

  • When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Be sure to visit the whole site to take advantage of all the family activities on offer: Karibou the mascot, caricature drawing, face-painting, street performers, game stalls, airbrush tattooing, crafts, and much more!

The Petit Train Express CN

  • Where: Throughout the site

  • When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Brought to you by CN, the irreplaceable little electric train will be back again this year. Climb aboard to see the site from a totally different angle. Just hop on at one of the stops found on the site.

Lecture d’un conte jeunesse (in French)

  • Where: At Gordon Park

  • When: Between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Les Animations Clin d’œil will present the lively reading of two stories for children ages 1 to 7 years:

  • 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.: Théo l’écureuil déménage
  • 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.: La corne des licornes

This activity is offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Djembe introductory workshops

  • Where: Les Jardins intérieurs community stage (Green Street)

  • When: 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Éric Lafontaine will be giving djembe workshops, where you will discover this West African instrument that is such a powerful unifying force. Using instruments provided to you, the facilitator will carry you off to Africa to learn the joy of playing this instrument. This workshop is open to the whole family.

This activity is offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Workshops on the Karibou program

  • Where: On Webster Street

  • When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through a series of courses, games, exercises, and fun activities, toddlers (accompanied by their parents) are invited to run, jump, dance, roll, and climb to develop their motor skills.

Concert by Solarium

  • Where: At the public piano (Gordon Park)

  • When: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Presented by the Conservatoire de musique de la Montérégie, this concert will treat you to a thrilling performance by the young jazz band Solarium, whose debut album met with critical acclaim and was awarded the People’s Choice Award at the last Festival JPL de Victoriaville in April 2020. The program features inspired improvisations, original compositions, and a good dose of groove.

Gabsy show

  • Where: On the Desjardins stage (Village Square)

  • When: 1:30 p.m.

Les Productions Katomix will be staging a lively, contagious show in which Gabsy will use all his circus talents to draw in his audience. This child-like and endearing character will ask the public to participate briefly in the show. Volunteers and Gabsy take turns performing at a whirlwind pace, be it in juggling or unicycle acts. Gabsy is sure to captivate you from start to finish.

This location is partially accessible to people with reduced mobility. Remember to bring your lawn chairs and snacks for maximum enjoyment.

Gentle sports activity for Ages 50+

  • Where: Les Jardins intérieurs community stage (Green Street)

  • When: 2 p.m.

Join us for some action! A physical activity specialist from the residence Les Jardins Intérieurs will be here to get people ages 50+ moving in a lively easygoing atmosphere. Fun is guaranteed, so be sure to join us!

Line dancing lessons for all

  • Where: On the Desjardins stage (Village Square)

  • When: 3:30 p.m.

Lina Côté’s dance lessons for all will give you a chance to try out a variety of rhythms such as the cha, merengue, triple swing and foxtrot.

This activity is offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Relaxation area

Need some downtime between activities? Then drop by Gordon Park, where you will find the perfect place to catch your breath or enjoy a quiet picnic in the shade of the big trees.

Public piano

Passers-by will be able to add some atmosphere to downtown Saint-Lambert by taking a few minutes to play their favourite melodies on the public piano in Gordon Park.

Public art circuit

The Ville de Saint-Lambert is proud to reveal its second public art circuit by way of a quiz. The aim is to publicize the history of our city and the artworks found here, all in a fun way. To know more.

Open Air Museum

Saint-Lambert’s Open Air Museum is designed to bring art with everyone’s reach and provide a visual feast. It features surprising artistic discoveries while embellishing our community with urban art. Saint-Lambert is turning into a true open-air art gallery, where even the walls have become exhibition spaces! To know more.

Photography contest – Saint-Lambert Days

Be sure to send us your best photos of the 2022 edition of Saint-Lambert Days. You might just win a $100 gift certificate from Taylor’s in Saint-Lambert.

All photos submitted on the theme will also appear in a virtual exhibition that will be held on our Facebook page in September.

To participate

  • Send from one to three photos of the event to culture@saint-lambert.ca (limit of 10 MB). For large files, you can use a download site such as https://wetransfer.com or www.dropbox.com).
  • Name your photos by giving them a caption and indicating the year. Each photo must be accompanied by a short description (e.g. place or context in which it was taken).
  • Provide your complete contact information in your submission (first name, family name, telephone number, email address, street address).

Terms and conditions

  • Contest participants authorize the organizers to use, if required, their name, photograph, image, declarations regarding the price, place of residence and/or voice for advertising or promotional purposes, for no remuneration.
  • The prize awarded in this Contest is not redeemable for cash, exchangeable, or transferable to others, and must be accepted as awarded.
  • The winner releases the Contest organizers from all liability
  • All costs or expenses incurred by the winner in connection with the claim are the winner’s responsibility.

Only complete files will be retained. The contest ends on September 11 and the photo selection will take place in the days immediately following.

Activités des fêtes

Think of our planet: Let’s make Saint-Lambert Days green!

Close attention will be paid to how resources are used to ensure that everything possible is done to make this event environmentally friendly. We will be printing the least amount of material possible and will be using reusable displays and posters whenever possible from year to year. The use of any disposable plastic materials (individual water bottles, utensils, straws, etc.) will also be prohibited.

You can also do your part! We strongly urge you to:

  • bring your own water bottles; fountains will be available at several locations on the site at no cost;
  • use the recycling and organic waste bins provided;
  • come on foot or by bike; many bike stands will be provided near the site;
  • use public transit and take advantage of free access on lines 1 and 6 of the RTL for the duration of the event. To benefit from the free passage, simply print out or download onto your smartphone the coupon available at rtl-longueuil.qc.ca and show it to the bus driver. Free access will be offered on Friday, August 26, from 3 p.m. until the end of service, and all day Saturday, August 27, and Sunday, August 28.

Partners

La Ville de Saint-Lambert wishes to thank its partners for their contributions to this event.

Presenters

Presenters

Partners

Partners

Activity partner

Some activities are offered thanks to financial support from the Gouvernement du Québec under its cultural development agreement with our city.

Activity partner

Other partner

Collaborateur

Websites of our partners : Desjardins | CN | Résidence pour aînés Les Jardins Intérieurs | Collège Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes | Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) | Ministère de la Culture et des Communications | Country Club of Montréal

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